The guys at Gemba Research pointed me to this great video on the Toyota factory in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. This is the opening of the Toyota Ontario Canada plant. In this article, you’ll see the Toyota Production System first-hand.
“We don’t lay people off. There hasn’t been a layoff worldwide since 1950.”
What is the Toyota culture? One of the senior managers interviews says:
“We set up a standard. Then we work hard to reach the standard. Then we raise the bar. That is our culture.”